YouTube Music will eventually get Google Play Music’s best bits

Google confirmed that YouTube Music will eventually include Google Play Music’s best features, such as user uploads. The plan is for YouTube Music to replace Google Play Music sometime in 2019. Google announced YouTube Music as a competitor to Spotify and Apple Music. With YouTube Music’s confusing slow-drip rollout already underway, the question turns to […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 kicks off new 700 series with promise of affordable flagship-level performance

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Snapdragon-710mp_logo.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494157" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Snapdragon-710mp_logo-728x419.png" alt="" width="668" height="384" /></a></p> <p>Back at the end of February, Qualcomm revealed that it was working on an entirely new 700 series of SoCs, meant to bring many higher-end features like the Kryo core architecture and Custom DSPs to a more accessible price—and partly to replace the Snapdragon 660, which didn't <em>quite</em> belong in the 600 series. Today Qualcomm has <a href="https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2018/05/23/qualcomm-snapdragon-710-mobile-platform-brings-demand-premium-features-new">announced</a> the first of the chips for this new series: The Snapdragon 710 mobile platform. <span id="more-494156"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chrome_2018-05-23_19-45-13.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-494165" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chrome_2018-05-23_19-45-13.png" alt="" width="446" height="417" /></a></p> <p>The Snapdragon...

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Martian Watches shuts down, remaining mVoice G2 watches will not be shipped

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_mVoice-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-410406" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_mVoice-Hero-728x468.png" alt="" width="668" height="429" /></a></p> <p>Martian Watches is a wearables company founded in 2007, most known for its mVoice line of hybrid smartwatches. <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/02/28/martian-mvoice-smartwatch-review/">We reviewed the original mVoice in early 2017</a>, and later that year, the company launched <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/martianwatches/mvoice-g2-worlds-first-watch-with-voice-and-full-d">a Kickstarter for the second-gen model</a>. Unfortunately, Martian is now shutting down, after it failed to raise enough funds to complete production of the mVoice G2.<span id="more-494172"></span></p> <p>Martian published an update to G2 backers yesterday, and reader Dan has kindly provided us with the text:</p> <blockquote><p><em>Dear Backers,</em></p> <p><em>As we advised in this last update, it is with great...

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Google ravamps Google Trends site with real-time data, curated content, and more

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screen_Shot_2018-05-13_at_8.50.32_PM.max-1000x1000.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494160" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screen_Shot_2018-05-13_at_8.50.32_PM.max-1000x1000-728x391.png" alt="" width="668" height="359" /></a></p> <p>When people want to look something up, they will more often than not turn to Google. That means Google's search data becomes a snapshot of what's hot, and Google Trends gives you a window into it all. Today, the Trends site has gotten an overhaul with some new real-time data features, as well as curated content and new ways to visualize data.</p> <p><span id="more-494158"></span></p> <p>Google's blog post included a handy bullet list of what's changed.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/google-ravamps-google-trends-site-real-time-data-curated-content/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/google-ravamps-google-trends-site-real-time-data-curated-content/'>Google ravamps Google Trends site with real-time data, curated content, and...

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Spel chekc on Gboard iz brokken for manny

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/spell-check-ded-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494139" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/spell-check-ded-hero-728x452.png" alt="" width="668" height="415" /></a></p> <p>In adishion to offring automtic txt corection, Adnroid is suposed to underline mispelled wordz in red.</p> <p>The feature is labeled "spell checker" in the system settings, and it's been out of commission for a while now. Comments on a <a href="https://issuetracker.google.com/issues/72386511">Google Issue Tracker post</a> about the general low quality of Gboard's text correction from April mention the problem, and a <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/androidapps/comments/8k6yxf/the_gboard_spell_checker_has_been_broken_for_many/">recent Reddit thread</a> says the issue has persisted since November of last year.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/spell-check-gboard-broken-many/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/spell-check-gboard-broken-many/'>Spel chekc on Gboard iz brokken for manny</a> was...

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Limited stock: Unlocked LG V20 and V10 handsets from $129.99!

If you’re on a budget it doesn’t mean you should miss out on flagship smartphones. The delayed gratification feels all the sweeter when you find the right deal. Today could be your lucky day. The highly-rated LG V20 and V10 smartphones were top-of-the-range when they were first released. Find the specs below, but think 64GB […]

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Google Lens real-time detection now rolling out with new white UI

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Google-lens-real-time-and-rounded-white-card-ui-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494121" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Google-lens-real-time-and-rounded-white-card-ui-hero-728x548.png" alt="" width="668" height="503" /></a></p> <p>Google showed off some pretty incredible changes for Lens at <a href="https://www.blog.google/products/google-vr/google-lens-real-time-answers-questions-about-world-around-you/">I/O</a>, but one of the cooler upcoming features had to be the real-time detection, which is able to identify and add interactive elements to objects you might want information about. By all appearances, the new feature appears to be rolling out now, alongside an updated white pull-up interface.<span id="more-494102"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screenshot_20180523-170852.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-494127" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screenshot_20180523-170852-329x658.png" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screenshot_20180523-232321.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-494130" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screenshot_20180523-232321-329x658.png" alt="" width="329" height="658" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em>Old Lens...

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The OnePlus 6 is the first phone from the company to support seamless Android updates

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/opcrop.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494141" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/opcrop-728x564.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="518" /></a></p> <p>The OnePlus 6 marks a lot of firsts for OP. It's the first OP phone with a notch, the first one made from glass, and also the first one that supports Android's seamless system updates. That means quicker OTA installation on your phone.</p> <p><span id="more-494138"></span></p> <p>Seamless updates (sometimes called A/B updates) lets a device download and install an OTA in the background. You can keep using it normally, but the new system is swapped in as soon as you reboot.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/oneplus-6-first-phone-company-support-seamless-android-updates/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/23/oneplus-6-first-phone-company-support-seamless-android-updates/'>The OnePlus 6 is the first phone...

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[Deal Alert] Sony Xperia XZ2 down to $736 ($64 off) on B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screen-Shot-2018-05-23-at-5.29.17-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-494137" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Screen-Shot-2018-05-23-at-5.29.17-PM-728x426.png" alt="" width="668" height="391" /></a></p> <p>The Xperia XZ2 was announced in late February, and it became available late last month for $799.99. If that was a little too much for you to stomach, B&H is now offering the phone for $64 off, bringing the price down to $736. That's a nice discount for what's essentially a brand-new flagship.</p> <p><span id="more-494136"></span></p> <p>Specs for the XZ2 include a 5.7" 18:9 1080p display, a Snapdragon 845, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage with microSD expansion, a 19MP Motion Eye camera with 960fps slow-motion, a 5MP front-facing camera, and a...

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